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I want to convert a word file to pdf using Open office. after doing some research I found[^] which shows to use
"C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org2.4\program\soffice.exe" -headless -nologo -norestore -accept=socket,host=localhost,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager "C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org2.4\program\python" test.odt test.pdf
I have used the above script in cmd.exe but it does not work . Do I need to install something to get this working. I want to integrate this into my C# application.

Please help me in this.

Posted 16-Jul-12 1:26am
Nutan R363
darshan_ur 16-Jul-12 7:55am
if your application is desktop application and you are trying to use a local application like Open Office, you need to have that application installed on the client machine. OR you can try to find a dll for the same the use that dll to convert the application. Other option which i think might work is you can add reference to the soffice to your application and run the Command line by using the soffice.exe in your application folder.

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thanks for your response I have open office installed on my machine and I have also installed Python 2.7., but when I execute the "C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org2.4\program\soffice.exe" -headless -nologo -norestore -accept=socket,host=localhost,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager "C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org2.4\program\python" test.odt test.pdf

the system just opens the file Seems like it is not able to detect as a python file. I am stuck with this. Please help me in this.


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